Georgia to nominate Levan Koguashvili's "The Fourth Brighton" at Oscars

Georgia to nominate Levan Koguashvili's
Georgia to nominate Levan Koguashvili's The Fourth Brighton at Oscars

Levan Koguashvili's "The Fourth Brighton" will compete in the Best International Feature Film category on behalf of Georgia at the 94th Academy Awards.

The premiere will be on December 5 in Tbilisi. Family drama echoes such an important issue as Georgians who have emigrated. Levan Tediashvili, a legendary Georgian wrestler and Olympic champion, plays the main role of a father who came to America to save a child addicted to gambling.

Kakhi Kavsadze, Giorgi Tabidze, Irakli Kavsadze, Giorgi Kipshidze, Laura Rekhviashvili, Tornike Bziava also participate in the film. Kakhi Kavsadze's character is the last film role of the artist. That is why "The Fourth Brighton" is dedicated to the memory of the legendary actor.

The screenplay for "The Fourth Brighton" was written by Boris Froumin. The cinematographer of the film is Phedon Papamichael, a two-time nominee for the best cinematographer at the Oscars.

The world premiere of "The Fourth Brighton" took place in June 2021 at the Tribeca International Film Festival in New York, where the work won major awards in the nominations for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor.

Since its premiere, the film has won numerous accolades and prizes at various festivals. Among them is the main award at the International Film Festival of Asian Films in Los Angeles.

Positive reviews about the film have been published in a number of major American publications. The rights to rent the film in the US and Canada were acquired by Kino Lorber, one of the largest American film distribution companies.

The premiere of "The Fourth Brighton" will be held on December 5 within the framework of the 22nd Tbilisi International Film Festival.

The 94th Academy Awards will be held on March 27, 2022.

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